Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher (TXEESTI-697)

MAR302 - 12.00 Hours


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    8/29/2018 - 8/30/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  33
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    9/12/2018 - 9/13/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  34
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    10/10/2018 - 10/11/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  35
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    10/24/2018 - 10/25/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  36
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    11/14/2018 - 11/15/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  37
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    12/5/2018 - 12/6/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR302  38

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


This 12 hour course meets the mandatory requirements for issuing certificates of proficiency in Advanced Firefighting Refresher Training.

Trainees successfully completing this course will develop skills pertaining to the control of firefighting operations aboard a ship with particular emphasis on organization, tactics, command, communications, ventilation control, the management of injured persons, the use of water and its effect on ship stability, firefighting involving dangerous goods, the use of fixed extinguishing systems, and the coordination of firefighting operations with shore-based firefighters. Additionally, trainees will develop an understanding of fire party organization and training with an emphasis on the preparation of contingency plans, the composition and allocation of personnel to fire parties, and strategies and tactics used for control of fires in various parts of the ship.

Any applicant who successfully completes this course will satisfy the Advanced Firefighting training requirements of Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(e).


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.


Inspection and servicing of firefighting equipment+Organization of a fire party+Pre-fire planning+Size-up+Storage and handling of hazardous materials+Tactical components of shipboard firefighting+Fire fighting in port+Interior firefighting+Use of water and its effects on stability+Investigating incidents involving fire

Suggested Audience

Any maritime or offshore petroleum industry personnel who may be required to perform in a leadership role in response to a fire aboard a ship or at their facility.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information


    Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

    Tuition includes:

    • course materials
    • protective clothing
    • lunch

    Tuition does not include:

    • Lodging
    • Transportation

    Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice. Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.


    Classes are conducted in Building # 71

    Brayton Fire Training Field
    1595 Nuclear Science Road
    College Station, TX 77843

    The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels.


    • Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thursday 8 a.m - 12 p.m. (noon)

    Registration by phone

    To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.

    Contact Information

    Kirk Richardson

    Training Director
    Phone: 9798451158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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